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Herbal First Aid For Dogs And Cats – Calendula

Herbal First Aid for Dogs and Cats – Calendula

Herbal First Aid Advice from Animal Expert Jacqueline Zakharia Calendula officialis (Calendula or pot marigold) has been a popular herbal remedy at the Livestock Guardian Dog Rescue in Australia. I…

Flavonoids In Calendula – How It Works

Flavonoids in Calendula – How it Works

Calendula is full of healing flavonoids. Although this term is thrown around a lot in scientific circles, it is an important term for the general public to know about too.…

Calendula Properties, Energetics, And Uses

Calendula Properties, Energetics, and Uses

Modern herbalists of all sorts are often well aware of the gentle power of Calendula to help heal topical conditions. Calendula, often called Pot Marigold, is often included in books…

Calendula: A Clinical Memoir

Calendula: A Clinical Memoir

Note: The Clinic Memoirs are based on real experiences from Occupy Medical clinic, a free, integrated health clinic that serves patients primarily, but not exclusively, in Lane County, Oregon since…

Calendula: Sunny Wound Healer

Calendula: Sunny Wound Healer

Calendula officinalis, a.k.a. Pot Marigold Calendula is the last ray of sunshine in the garden. This tough herb can survive chilling frosts and battering winds. It's a surprisingly rugged plant…

Calendula History, Folklore, Myth And Magic

Calendula History, Folklore, Myth and Magic

While Calendula's origins are somewhat disputed, there is no question as to how important this garden flower has been in more recent history. Europeans and early American colonists relied on…

Holy Basil (Tulsi) As An Adaptogen

Holy Basil (Tulsi) as an Adaptogen

The term adaptogen is a holistic term that refers to an herb that helps the body recover from stress by supporting metabolic functions. Tulsi/holy basil has this covered.

This is Mullein, Verbascum thapsus

Mullein, aka Verbascum thapsus, has long been a favorite respiratory remedy herb. This fuzzy biennial grows happily in sunny places, often along roadsides and in ditches or on the edges…

Spilanthes: Toothache Plant With Buzz Buttons

Spilanthes: Toothache Plant with Buzz Buttons

Spilanthes, aka Toothache Plant or Buzz Button Plant, has long-documented painkilling or analgesic properties that often take center stage in modern herbal remedies for not just tooth, mouth, and gum ailments. Spilanthes is antimicrobial (antibacterial and antifungal), too.
Tea Tree Oil For Foot Care – A Clinical Memoir

Tea Tree Oil for Foot Care – A Clinical Memoir

"We'll clean your feet and Sue will give you some dry socks to change into plus anti-fungal oil to rub into your feet every day. Do you have a bottle to send with him?" I held up a small vial containing tea tree essential oil. I would add it to a small mister bottle so it was easier for him to apply to his tender skin without rubbing.
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